3 Rosie to the Rescue Comprehension Skill: Sequence of Events What is Rosie doing at the beginning of the story?What events happened once Rosie is lowered into the well?How does the word Suddenly in the sentence, Suddenly they were back above the ground in the dazzling light, show a change in events in the paragraph?
4 Belayv. To secure by means of a rope, in mountain climbing. To protect themselves, the mountain climbers will belay as they climb. —adj. Secured by a rope. He waited in the belay position while the others caught up with him.
5 Carabineersn. In mountain climbing, an oval ring that attaches to a piton.The carabiners allow ropes to run freely through them.
6 Desperate adj. Feeling full of despair, hopeless. The girl made a desperate plea for someone to save the cat.
7 Fatigue n. Extreme tiredness. Her fatigue was so great she wanted to sleep for days.
8 Foothold n. A place that gives firm support for a foot while climbing. The crumbling ledge could not provide a safe foothold.
9 Functioned v. To fill a particular purpose or role. The knife functioned as a screwdriver to take the screws out of the clock.
10 Improvisingv. To make something from available materials. When it began to rain, the hikers improvised a tent out of plastic garbage bags.
11 Overcomev. To conquer.She has overcome her fear of heights.
12 Climb or Die Practice Book pg. 47 75At first Danielle hits the rock with Dad’s hammer. Then she…turns the hammer around and used its claw like an ice axe.77The hammers work. Next, Jake and Danielle…start to climb up the icy trench.78Danielle gets to the top of the trench first. Then she…turns to help Jake reach the top.80-81Jake and Danielle are happy to be at the top. Then they realize…they can’t see a weather station anywhere.82Crying, Jake and Danielle hug each other. Then Danielle pushes Jake away. Suddenly Jake realizes that she is…trying to show him something.84Through the clouds, they see…the weather station is on the ledge above them.84-85Danielle is getting weaker. When they finally knock on the weather station door…no one answers it.86Jake improvises by________.As a result _____________.banging on the door with the hammer.a man finally opens the door.
13 Climb or Die By: Edward Myers Courage Theme 1, Selection 3, Day 2 Taught By: Mr. Williams
14 Key Climbing Vocabulary belayfootholdTo secure a rope for mountain climbingA place that provides firm support for a foot while climbingfunctionedcarabineersFilling a particular purpose or role.Oval rings that attach a rope to a piton for climbingdesperateimprovisingFeelings of homelessness or despairMaking something from available materialsfatigueovercomeExtreme tirednessTo conquer
15 Vocabulary: Parts of a Dictionary Entry josh (jäsh) v. joshed, joshing. 1. to ridicule in a good-humored way; tease jokingly; banter – n. josher. good humored joking – adj. joshinglyWrite a sample sentence with the first definition of josh.Write a sentence using the adjective form of josh.Write a sentence using the noun form of josh.
16 Extreme Partner Reading Step 1Read the Story Summery to yourself one time.Be sure to use good hand gestures to help you as you read.Step 2Turn to your shoulder partner and partner read the story with lots of expression.Don’t forget the gestures that you have practiced.Step 3Take turns asking and answering at least five questions each about the text.Remember to both ask and answer questions with high enthusiasm.
18 Climb or Die Hatchet By: Edward Myers By: Gary Paulsen Courage Theme 1, Selection 3, Day 3Taught By: Mr. WilliamsBy: Gary PaulsenCourageWeek 1, Selection 1, Day 3Taught By: Mr. Williams
19 Key Climbing Vocabulary belayfootholdTo secure a rope for mountain climbingA place that provides firm support for a foot while climbingfunctionedcarabineersFilling a particular purpose or role.Oval rings that attach a rope to a piton for climbingdesperateimprovisingFeelings of homelessness or despairMaking something from available materialsfatigueovercomeExtreme tirednessTo conquer
20 Vocabulary: Parts of a Dictionary Entry dig•it (dij’it) n. 1. a finger or toe. 2. a unit of measure equal to ¾ of an inch. 3. any number from 0-9. e•nig•ma (i nig’ma) n. 1. a perplexing riddle. 2. a baffling mystery.Write a sample sentence with the first definition of digit.Write a sentence using the third definition of digit.Write a sentence using the first definition of enigma.
21 Sequence of Events (Ladders to Success pg 23-30
22 Climb or Die Hatchet By: Edward Myers By: Gary Paulsen Courage Theme 1, Selection 3, Day 4Taught By: Mr. WilliamsBy: Gary PaulsenCourageWeek 1, Selection 1, Day 4Taught By: Mr. Williams
23 Key Wilderness Vocabulary frustrationshelterThe irritation that comes from not achieving a goal.A place that provides protection from the weather.slitheringhatchetA sliding, slipping movement.A small, short handled axe to be used with only one hand.kindlingsurvivalSmall pieces of wood or other materials used to start fires.The preservation or continuing of life.quillsterrifiedA collection of hollow spines on the back of a porcupine.Extremely frightened.
24 Vocabulary: Parts of a Dictionary Entry dis•cre•tion (di skresh’en) n. 1. a freedom or authority to make decisions. 2. the quality of being discrete or careful. dis•crim•i•nate (di skrim’ i nät’) v. 1. to make distinctions in difference and prejudice.Write a sample sentence with the first definition of discretion.What part of Speech is discriminate.Write a sentence using the second definition of discretion.
26 Climb or Die Hatchet By: Edward Myers By: Gary Paulsen Courage Theme 1, Selection 3, Day 5Taught By: Mr. WilliamsBy: Gary PaulsenCourageWeek 1, Selection 1, Day 5Taught By: Mr. Williams
27 When You Are Finished After you finish your Weekly Skills Test: Make sure your name, date, and assignment are written clearly on the top left of the paper.Turn your test paper to me and put your answer key in the reading basket.Finish your Mountain Language.Read a book of your choice.
28 Battling EverestWith your suit partner, read pages from your text using the skills mentions in the yellow column on the left of page 90. When you are finished discuss these questions with your partner.How were Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norway alike and different?Why do you think that two men were willing to risk their lives to make the climb?Why does the author say that these men have reached the roof of the world?What dangers did the two men face?
29 Parts of a Dictionary Entry Parts of a Dictionary Entry Word SortParts of a Dictionary EntryClimbing ToolsMountainous PeaksWords that mean tiredSort the words below into the four above categories.ice axpronunciationwearinessCuzcofatigueentry wordK2carabineerspart of speechexhaustionpitonsEverestoxygen tankEl MuertodefinitiondrainedParts of a Dictionary EntryClimbing ToolsMountainous PeaksWords that mean tiredpronunciationice axEverestfatiguepart of speechcarabineersK2exhaustiondefinitionpitonsEl Muertowearinessentry wordoxygen tankCuzcodrained
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